Dick armey end of the revolution
29 Oct By Dick Armey the road to a "permanent majority," the Republican Revolution of went off track. He ended up voting to pass the bill.
Description:Although this was listed as a single bill in the Contract, its provisions ultimately made it to the House Floor as four bills: We must change it from an unfunded tax-and-transfer government program into a fully-funded personal retirement accounts plan where every worker can save, invest and build a nest egg," he wrote in a June opinion column. Backed up with this pseudo-science, it was obvious that politicians were using "welfare" as a racial code word to scapegoat African Americans--even though a majority of recipients were white. Most elements did not pass in Congress , while others were vetoed by, or substantially altered in negotiations with President Bill Clinton , who would sarcastically refer to it as the "Contract on America. In the House, Republicans made a net gain of 52 seats for a comfortable majority.